Need Freedom

Album: Empire Season 3 (2016)
  • Too many guns on the streets
    And my heart can't take it no more
    Like Stevie said love's in need
    My heart cries out for Orlando
    Philando, Alton, Sandra, Mike Brown, Garner, Trayvon
    Why? Too many people gone too soon

    (Get free) Tell me how this happen
    (Get free) Where did we go wrong?
    (Get free) Say we stand together
    (Get free) Yet we choose to walk alone
    (Get free) Blood covers our streets
    (Get free) Hatred fills our homes
    (Get free) Gotta get this message out
    (Get free) Before I'm dead and gone

    We gotta make it better, something's gotta change
    The world needs your voice just to make it through the rain
    When I think of what's going on in this world
    Oh, it hurts me to see my sister not free
    My sister, my brother, here with me

    Need freedom
    The world is crying, no more sirens from guns and violence
    Need freedom
    We can't keep dying, we're way to quiet, no more silence
    Need freedom
    Stop this evil, free my people, we're all equal
    Need freedom
    The world gets brighter, keep on trying, keep on fighting for freedom

    (Get free) As I sit and think about
    (Get free) All that's going on
    (Get free) My soul just cries out
    Can you tell me please?
    (Get free) Tell me who's to blame
    (Get free) For causing all this pain
    (Get free) The ones we call to help us
    (Get free) Turn and kill us every day
    (Get free) See war is not the answer
    (Get free) Love is what we need
    (Get free) Take the chains off
    (Get free) Break the bondage, set my people free

    We gotta make it better, something's gotta change
    The world needs your voice just to make it through the rain
    When I think of what's going on in this world
    Oh, it hurts me to see my sister not free
    My sister, my brother, here with me

    Need freedom
    The world is crying, no more sirens from guns and violence
    Need freedom
    We can't keep dying, we're way to quiet, no more silence
    Need freedom
    Stop this evil, free my people, we're all equal
    Need freedom
    The world gets brighter, keep on trying, keep on fighting for freedom
    The world is crying, no more sirens from guns and violence
    Need freedom
    We can't keep dying, we're way to quiet, no more silence
    Need freedom
    Stop this evil, free my people, we're all equal
    Need freedom
    The world gets brighter, keep on trying, keep on fighting for freedom Writer/s: CHARLES HILTON JR, DAVID NATHAN, DIARRA WILKERSON, JUSSIE SMOLLETT, RODNEY JERKINS
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., FOX MUSIC, INC.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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